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Op-Ed: Death sentence was foregone conclusion in Marathon bomb case

Boston - Yes, it would be hard to imagine why a society that has a death penalty would not use it against a creep like Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the eastern European immigrant who helped plant bombs at the Boston Marathon in 2013.

Boston bomber Tsarnaev sentenced to death

Boston - A US jury has sentenced 21-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death for his role in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, one of the worst assaults on American soil since the September 11, 2001 attacks.

Boston bombing death penalty deliberation begins third day

Boston - A jury began deliberations for a third day Friday on whether to sentence Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death or to life imprisonment for perpetrating one of the bloodiest assaults in America since the September 11, 2001 attacks.

Boston bomber's fate in limbo as jury deliberates

Boston - Jury deliberations will enter a second day Thursday on whether to sentence Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death or life without parole, for carrying out one of the worst attacks in America since September 11.

Boston bombing jury begins death penalty deliberations

Boston - A US jury began deliberations Wednesday on whether to sentence convicted Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death or life in prison for carrying out one of the bloodiest attacks in America since 9/11.

US bomber a 'terrorist' who deserves to die: prosecution

Boston - Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is a remorseless terrorist who deserves to die for killing innocent Americans, prosecutors told jurors Wednesday as they prepared to deliberate whether or not he should be sentenced to death.

Two children injured when wind blows tree crashing down

Strong winds caused a huge tree to come crashing down and injuring two young children playing in park. Incident caught on video.

Defense to launch bid to save Boston bomber from death

Boston - Celebrated defense lawyer Judy Clarke will launch her bid Monday to save 21-year-old convicted killer Dzhokhar Tsarnaev from the death penalty for bombing the Boston Marathon in 2013.

Harrowing victim testimony in Boston bomber sentencing

Boston - Relatives of the policeman shot dead after the Boston bombings gave harrowing testimony as the defense downplayed a new video of convicted killer Dzhokhar Tsarnaev flipping his middle finger.

'America's worst nightmare' deserves death, trial hears

Boston - Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is "America's worst nightmare" and deserves to die for perpetrating one of the bloodiest attacks on US soil since 9/11, his trial heard Tuesday.

Death or prison: Jurors to seal Boston bomber's fate

Boston - Convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev must face death for the attack that killed three people and wounded 254, prosecutors will argue when a court this week begins weighing up his fate.

Penalty phase of Marathon bomb trial to begin April 21

Boston - Jurors who convicted accused 2013 Boston Marathon bomber Dhzokhar Tsarnaev of multiple counts of murder last week will reconvene April 21 to decide whether he should be put to death or spend the rest of his life in federal prison.

Guilty: Boston jury convicts surviving marathon bomber

Boston - Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was found guilty Wednesday of planting bombs that killed three and injured hundreds of others at the Boston Marathon in 2013 and now faces either the death penalty or life in prison without possibility of parole.

Jury's next decision: Life or death for Boston bomber?

Boston - Convicted in the worst attacks on US soil since 9/11, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev faces a new court date with the same jury, which now must decide if the Boston Marathon bomber must pay for his crimes with his life.

Trial of surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect wraps up

Boston - Lawyers for admitted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev again admitted Monday that the 21-year-old Chechen immigrant planted one of the pressure-cooker bombs that killed three and injured 260 near the finish line of the prestigious race in 2013.

Tsarnaev guilty on 30 counts over 2013 Boston bombings

Boston - Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev faces the death penalty after a jury unanimously convicted him Wednesday of carrying out the worst attack in the United States since the 9/11 hijackings.

Jury deliberates in Boston bombings trial

Boston - US jurors on Tuesday began deliberations in the trial of Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, tasked with determining whether he is guilty on 30 counts over the deadly 2013 attacks.

State makes case against alleged Boston Marathon bomber

Boston - Prosecutors rested Monday after presenting bloody images and testimony about them in their case against accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

Defense wraps up case in Boston bombing trial

Boston - Lawyers for alleged Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev quickly wrapped up their defense case on Tuesday as the four-week old trial entered its final stages.

Grisly testimony at Boston bombing trial as prosecutors rest

Boston - US prosecutors rested their case Monday in the trial of Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev after gruesome testimony about the death of the youngest victim left some jurors in tears.

Woman accused of scamming fund set up for Boston bombing victims

Jamaica Plain - A Massachusetts woman has been indicted for allegedly fraudulently obtaining $8,000 from a fund set up for the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013, and for obtaining thousands more from other fundraising sources, officials said on Thursday.

Trial of suspected Boston Marathon bomber begins

Boston - Trial began March 2 for surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who could faces the death penalty if convicted of killing three people and injuring 264 with bombs planted near the finish line of the famous race in 2013.

Timeline of Boston Marathon bombing events

Boston - A timeline of events leading to the arrest of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who went on trial Wednesday for the Boston Marathon bombing.

Boston bombings trial hears harrowing testimony from survivors

Boston - Survivors of the Boston marathon bombings choked back tears Wednesday as they told how a day of celebration turned into a horrific urban war zone of torn limbs and burnt flesh.

Boston gets hit by more snow storms, with 37 inches on the ground

Boston - Boston was hit by more snow on Monday, February 9, as it faced its third winter storm in two weeks. Including the 20 inches that fell at Logan International Airport since Saturday, there is more than three feet or 37 inches of snow on the ground.

Boston bomb suspect seeks trial delay over Paris attacks

New York - Lawyers for Boston bombings suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev requested that jury selection in his trial be suspended for at least a month, saying the Paris attacks could influence potential jurors.

Silence of Boston bomb suspect's family as he stands trial

Moscow - The family of Boston marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is keeping a low profile as he goes on trial Monday for the dramatic attack in which three people died.

Boston bombing trial opens with jury selection

Boston - The long-awaited trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev began Monday with jury selection, 20 months after the shocking attack that killed three at the city's signature race.

US judge rejects trial delay for Boston bomb suspect

New York - A US federal judge on Wednesday rejected a request by Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to further postpone his highly-anticipated trial, meaning jury selection will begin next week.

Boston Uber driver accused of kidnapping, rape of customer

Boston - A Boston man working as an Uber driver is facing charges for allegedly raping and kidnapping a young woman who had summoned the ride-sharing service earlier this month, authorities said.
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CONDEMNED: Convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev stares at a security camera in a holdi...
CONDEMNED: Convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev stares at a security camera in a holding cell at U.S. District Court in Boston in July 2013.
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BOMBING: Authorities help evacuate spectators after twin explosions disrupted the 2013 Boston Marathon, killing three and injuring hundreds.
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REMINDER: Victims of the April 2013 bombing at the Boston Marathon are recalled at a memorial at Cop...
REMINDER: Victims of the April 2013 bombing at the Boston Marathon are recalled at a memorial at Copley Square three months after the attack that killed three and injured 264.
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Smoke rises from the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon after two bombs exploded, killing three and injuring more than 250 people.
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WIRELESS CHARGE: Starbucks customers use new Powermat Spots to recharge their cellphones at a coffeehouse in Boston.
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Charles River, Boston.
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Are any of these faces in the TSA's database for Tiny Terrorists?
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Joe with Family
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AFTERMATH: Spectators flee the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon after two bombs exploding, killing three and injuring more than 200.
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WRECKAGE: Survivors of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing help the injured after two bombs exploded near the finish line.
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Aftermath of the 2013 boston marathon bombing show people helping others from the scene
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The mosque of the Islamic Society of Boston in the Roxbury section of Boston, Massachusetts. In Western-based democracies, Muslims are protected by laws that promote religious freedoms. In most Islamic-based societies in the Middle East not only are Christians and other religious minorities not free to safely practice their faith without fear of persecution, the governments and regimes of these societies also fail to protect them against hate crimes perpetrated by Muslim zealots.
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A bus crashed into a low overpass bridge in Boston injuring at least 30.
A bus crashed into a low overpass bridge in Boston injuring at least 30.
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Boston: Boylston Street where the second bomb went off
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LETHAL: A fragment of a bomb believed to have exploded at the conclusion of the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013.
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Blizzard 2013,Boston, Hyde Park
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